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Vaping could be added to Florida smoking ban

Carlton, the main backer of the proposal, said Floridians have been subjected to second-hand vapor when they attend movies or restaurants and other public places since the devices started proliferating. The Florida Constitution Revision Commission voted
The Business Journals
added Mar 21, 2018 22:08
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[Florida] U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami and Federal Partners Seize Over Six Million Counterfeit Cigarettes

seized six million counterfeit cigarettes during a recent warehouse inspection. The estimated manufacturer's suggested retail price is $1.1 million.Counterfeit cigarettes seized by CBP and federal partners in Miami. CBP import specialists with the Agricu
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20
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[Florida] Vaping could be added to state smoking ban

Florida banned smoking in workplaces more than 15 years ago, and a powerful state panel on Tuesday backed a proposal that would add vaping and electronic cigarettes to the ban. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, the main backer of the proposal, said Floridi
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Mar 20, 2018 21:41
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Florida High Court Orders Reconsideration Of New Engle Progeny Trial Motion ($$)

The Florida Supreme Court on March 16 granted a petition for review and without explanation ordered that a trial court re-examine a plaintiff’s motion for a new trial in light of its decision in a case that held that comparative fault does not apply to En
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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[Florida] Philip Morris Hit with $4M Compensatory Award, But Avoids Punitives, for Building Contractor's Cancer Death

handed down the $4 million compensatory award to Jo Freeman, after concluding her husband David’s nicotine addiction and his 30 years of smoking Philip Morris’ Marlboro and Benson & Hedges cigarettes caused his lung cancer...60% of responsibility for Free
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:17
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[Florida] Tobacco Company Appeals $806,000 Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

the trial court denied its motion to set aside the verdict in a suit where a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes and that the addiction caused his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and death, according to the online docket
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 16, 2018 21:33
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Anti-smoking groups rally against proposal to undermine Tobacco Free Florida funding

Florida’s smoking rates may have dropped, but the need continues for an anti-smoking campaign —- making ill-advised a proposed constitutional amendment that would divert money from advertising to cancer research, a group of health advocates warned Wednes
Orlando (FL) Weekly
added Mar 16, 2018 21:26
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[Florida] Funding for cancer research may be skimmed from tobacco prevention program

A proposed amendment making its way through the Constitution Revision Commission is looking to put more money into cancer research. Sounds good right? But, health groups are opposing it because the money would come out of Florida’s tobacco prevention pro
WCTV6 CBS (Tallahassee, FL)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:04
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[Florida] Anti-Smoking Group Battles Ballot Proposal

Florida’s smoking rates may have dropped, but the need continues for an anti-smoking campaign --- making ill-advised a proposed constitutional amendment that would divert money from advertising to cancer research, a group of health advocates warned Wedne
WLRN-Miami Herald
added Mar 15, 2018 15:51
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Health groups say a proposed amendment could undermine Florida’s anti-smoking campaign

A coalition of health organizations are warning that a proposed state constitutional amendment would undermine Florida’s smoking prevention efforts resulting in higher smoking rates and, eventually, higher health care costs as the result of an increase i
The Capitolist
added Mar 16, 2018 20:53
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